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Rest on vacation - Kingston

Cidade do país - Jamaica

Temperatura média a noite: +7 - +20°C

Temperatura média a dia: +13 - +40°C

Classificação da cidade:

Custo de descanso:800 - 2 000

Kingston


Useful information for tourists about Kingston in Jamaica - geographical location, tourist infrastructure, map, architectural features and attractions.


Kingston is the capital and main port of Jamaica. The city is located on the south coast of the island of Jamaica, in the depths of Kingston Bay. Until the end of the XVII century, a small village stood on the site of the city. It is known that Kingston was the main refuge of the famous pirate captain Morgan and his filibusters. The city began to be built up, but a strong fire in 1703 almost completely destroyed it. Subsequently, Kingston suffered more than once from fires, earthquakes and hurricanes. The earthquake of 1907 was especially strong. The destruction was enormous, but the city was rebuilt. Since 1962, Kingston has been the capital of independent Jamaica. The capital is the government, the parliament is sitting.

In the business center of Kingston, there are modern buildings of banks, companies, hotels. The most fashionable city street is Royal. The largest stores, restaurants, cinemas are concentrated on it. Here is one of the main attractions of the city - St. Thomas Cathedral, built in 1699 and rebuilt after the earthquake of 1907.

On Duke Street is the Headquaters, the seat of the Government of Jamaica. In the eastern part of the city is the Rockfort Fortress, built at the end of the 17th century.скачать dle 11.0фильмы бесплатно

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